Skip to comments.It was me: Sworn Trump enemy John McCain admits HE handed smear dossier to FBI
Posted on 01/11/2017 8:40:04 AM PST by Hojczyk
Arizona Senator who disowned Trump before election admits he handed document outlining claims of Kremlin blackmail to FBI
Brief statement claims that he received it and gave it directly to FBI Director James Comey because he was 'unable to make judgment about accuracy'
But Washington reporter Carl Bernstein says former British ambassador to Moscow handed it to McCain
Ambassador has not been named - and author of report also gave to FBI agent he knew at its station in Rome months ago
Report was apparently paid for first BY Republican enemies of Trump then by Democrats
Sworn Donald Trump enemy John McCain admitted Wednesday that he passed the dossier of claims of a Russian blackmail plot against the president-elect.
The Arizona senator issued a public statement amid mounting questions of his exact role in the affair - and how a document riddled with errors and unverifiable claims came to be published.
'Late last year, I received sensitive information that has since been made public,' he said.
'Upon examination of the contents, and unable to make a judgment about their accuracy, I delivered the information to the Director of the FBI.
'That has been the extent of my contact with the FBI or any other government agency regarding this issue.'
But the 2008 Republican loser, who disowned his party's candidate weeks before the election, may have been far more intimately involved than that.
The chain of how the document reached the FBI is not officially known.
However Carl Bernstein, the Watergate reporter who contributed to the first story about its existence, published by CNN on Tuesday afternoon, suggested that McCain was handed it by a former British ambassador to Moscow.
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
McCain has been a traitor since Viet Nam.
McCain is dog doo.
McCain needs to step down and a date set for a special election to for a replacement senator.
Grrrrr. Recall Arizonians! Please.
Say that again:
McCain has been a traitor since Viet Nam.
Loser,well it’s enough proof for me to believe he was a traitor in Vietnam too.
I don’t believe Bernstein. Apparently this trash has been handed out to everyone from John Podoretz at the New York Post to my local coupon insert at Stop & Shop. Trump doing an excellent push-back at his presser.
I have always feared expressing my views on McCain here (I don’t want to get banned). But it is closely similar to yours.
McCain should be shunned......................
I’m with you concerning McCain. I’m just going to keep my feelings to myself about him.
Time to take McCain down.
Actually, past time—Way past time.
McConnell needs to immediately remove McCain from all leadership positions in the Senate. Any “Republican” undermining the party or president should be removed from any leadership roles. If not, then McConnell himself should resign or be replaced.
John McCain has become a national security hazard, should be immediately removed from his position as US senator.
Every single person on this site should pat themselves on the back.
We all can bet that “someone” has been, and continues, to monitor this site.
Now “son of” Cain can expect another beat down like he got in the “Hilton” only it will be worse.
I am tired of the words Nazi, racist, and traitor. There are actual real Nazis, racists, and traitors. I disagree with McCain often but he is not a traitor.
Something must be done about McCain.
He is demented and evil.
Can I, with good conscience then, call McCain a friggin’ asshole?
John McCain passes dossier alleging secret Trump-Russia contacts to FBI
McCain passes dossier OF UNVERIFIED LIES to FBI? Why John, just why?
The Guardian · Russian intelligence alleged to have compromising material on Trump Unverified and potentially unverifiable reports published by BuzzFeed
Yeah, but where’d you get it, McCain? Did Evan McMullin when he was advisor to the House secure it when he learned DJT was going to run in ‘16, to Romney’s chagrin, who wanted Walker or Ryan? Is there a reason the footnotes refer to 2012 data? Why are you covering for McMullin? Cuz you guys can’t stop posing for pix with ISIS?
What a dirty bastard. I’m not that surprised. Trumps statements last spring about McCain not being a hero because he got caught have fueled John’s rage to this day. There’s the ‘hero-rage’ and plain old jealousy that Donald won the prize, when McCain did not. So very dirty.
I think even Meghan, his talkative daughter may not be proud of what her father did to his own party.
Get lost McLame
Take buttboy Linda with you
And The Flake
What is the significance of that pic?
Come on guys... Starting to sound like Obama voters in 2008.... need to stop with the hyperbole.... Not a fan of McCain, but this trying to smear him for his service, captivity, torture, etc is beyond over the top.
I am betting McCain thought he would be the hero from all of this.
Seriously. He thought he was the white knight in shining armor coming to save the USA from President Trump and would be celebrated by dems and Conservatives alike.
He needs to just retire already.
I don’t know what, if anything Donald Trump can do to effect John McCain, but you can bet Trump will never forget about this
proverbial knife in the back so close to Inauguration Day.
Siding with illegal aliens against the citizens and the rule of law is traitorous.
Yup! You got it!
Its always..Who, What, When, Where, and WHY!?
Scumbag needs to resign in disgrace! Efffn POS.
If all that happened was that someone gave him the documents and he gave them to the FBI, then that’s exactly what he should have done.
If he had any deeper involvement than that...
By that, his expiration date has come to pass. Sometimes, a politician simply becomes too stale, too comfortable and too full of himself to be an effective advocate for the People.
Doug, how would you explain his behavior regarding POW-MIAs? Or his statement in a foreign land about an act of war last week? Finally, his standing with ISIS terrorists, sworn enemies of our country? I, too, will not use labels incorrectly in order to vent my spleen. All I could do is not vote for him.
I suspect the duplicitous old bastard went looking for it, and fell for it hook line and sinker because it’s what he wants to believe. No way it was just handed to him.
His fellow prisoners disagree.
Too bad the strawberries never existed.
No further questions, your Honor :)
Arming jihadists is traitorous also.
Arizonians seemed to blindly love him. They had a good opponent in last election. But no, they would not elect her. What is the chance of getting him to be recalled?
John McCain - oaf extraordinary.
No grace, no compromise, no remorse. And not a great deal of intellectual attainment.
Traitor is much too kind a word to describe this despicable bully.
McCain and his concubine, Linda, are BITTER LITTLE MEN!
McCain has never been a reliable republican.
Trump needs to do everything possible to get this guy to resign, be recalled and replaced with someone who will get his agenda through.
No kidding, if he were to drop ####ing dead of a heart attack on the senate floor, I’d break out a special bottle.
We couldn’t he ####ing go and enjoy his later years with family.
I think that in a couple of weeks AG Jeff Sessions should look into the providing of false information to the FBI by Senator McStain. No one is above the law - and make no mistake, if any of us “proles” dared to do what McStain did, we would end up in jail.
Not to mention his neo Nazi friends in the Ukraine
If McCain isn’t these things, he sure has a predilection for admiring them
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